Man arrested for holding woman for ransom

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MURPSHYSBORO, Ill. - Murphysboro, Illinois police arrested 43 year-old Charles Guyton Saturday after getting a call about a woman being held for ransom.

Murphysboro police selected a location and police exchanged money for the woman.  Guyton was arrested.  Investigators also found several small packages of a controlled substance while making the arrest.

Guyton is charged with unlawful restraint and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance.

The woman was unharmed.

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